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The Neolithic settlement of Skara Brae, near the dramatic white beach of the Bay of Skaill, is one of the best preserved groups of prehistoric houses in Western Europe. Uncovered by a storm in 1850, the attraction presents a remarkable picture of...more
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Arrived on a cold January day but the welcome at the reception desk was warm and friendly. First you are invited to watch a short film on the site and then have a look at the small exhibition.after that you go outside and into a...More
Very well preserved site, multiple partly undergrounnd houses ... as if a Celt can walk out the house any moment. I visited in winter, only visitor, the wind was freezing, I hope these Celts were wearing better clothes than I did!
A replica house is...More
Stopped off here on our trip to Orkney, on what turned out to be one of the coldest days of the year. Very unfriendly welcome at the ticket office , not even directing us to the way to go. Interesting exhibits before you reach the...More
Want to see how people lived in Neolithic times....Visit Skara Brea. These well preserved ruins give you a glimpse back 5000 years and how the people lived here. Hopefully they will dig up and unearth more of the ruins they know are here. What a...More
We got to Skara Brae right when it opened on a blustery day. There weren't many people there, only one other couple and us. We made our way through the entrance building and then out to the sight. We met one of the employees down...More
Skara Brea is a site of old village.
It is great, you need at least 2 hours to see it and I also recommend a walk on the sandy beach.
The tea room and souvenir shop is well worth visit too.
The colours and the...More